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Amar Gajjar

CERN Advisor

Amar Gajjar

Chair, Department of Pediatric Medicine
Scott and Tracie Hamilton Endowed Chair for Brain Tumor Research
Co-Chair and Member, Department of Oncology
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee


M.B.B.S., Grant Medical College, J.J group of Hospitals, Bombay, India, 1982

Residency and Fellowship

Research, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1985
Research, University of Southern Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1986
Pediatrics, University of South Florida – All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1989
Pediatric Hematology Oncology Fellowship, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, 1992
Pediatric Neuro Oncology Fellowship, St Jude Children’s Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, 1993

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology Oncology

Clinical Interests

Current clinical research interests focus on innovative protocols for the treatment of childhood brain tumors, with a focus on medulloblastomas, PNET and Rhabdoid tumors (ATRT).

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